Ground Penetrating Radar: How It Is Used in Archaeology

Posted January 12, 2017

Ground penetrating radar was originally invented in the 1920s with the aim of discovering hidden objects underground, although it didn’t take off until the 1970s when the US Military began investigating the use of ground penetrating radar to find mines, buried weapons caches, tunnels, and other strategically important underground structures. However, the demand for technology to map what is underground …

3 Hidden Underground Features that GPR Can Detect

Posted January 5, 2017

The ground holds an untold number of secrets. From ancestral burial sites to the remnants of million-year-old fossils, countless objects may reside buried where the naked eye cannot see them. Ground-penetrating radar is one of the most advanced imaging techniques capable of seeing what resides beneath the soil. It can do so by utilizing numerous physical features to create an …

Frequently Asked Questions About Ground Penetration Radar

Posted December 31, 2016

What Exactly Is A Ground Penetration Radar? A ground penetration radar is a type of technology that uses radar pulses to create images of subsurfaces. It is also known as GPR, ground radar, georadar or ground probing radar. How Does A Ground Penetration Radar Work? The Ground Penetration Radar system is made up of a receiving antenna and a transmitting …

5 Ways to Use Infrared Thermography and GPR Services for Home Maintenance

Posted November 15, 2016

Thermography is the simplest way to find utility lines before you dig on your property, but this innovate technology is also suitable for a range of other applications. As part of your regular home maintenance, infrared thermography and GRP technology alerts you to problems like improperly sealed windows and water leaks. With regular inspections using this technology, you can enjoy …

Environmental Remediation With GPR

Posted October 15, 2016

With EPA regulations and local and state requirements to assess and repair below-ground hazards, using ground penetrating radar (GPR) for environmental remediation be a critical tool for finding and assessing the unseen. Since GPR is non-destructive, it can be used in a variety of inspection phases to determine whether there are hidden environmental hazards. Whether it is a commercial development …

Why Fracking and Ground Penetrating Radar Are Vital for Property Owners

Posted September 27, 2016

Why Fracking and Ground Penetrating Radar Are Vital for Property Owners When you are a homeowner or property owner, you may not be aware that fracking done far from the area you own property can affect you directly. However, there are key ways that state-of-the-art ground penetrating radar (GPR) services and infrared technology can save your current investment or help …